Charmaine Schmermund

Recreational season for Gray Triggerfish to open March 1

22-6-CWS |February 23, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational fishing season for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. local time. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and …

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Commercial fishing season to open for Spotted Seatrout

22-3-CWS | January 26, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) announce the opening of the commercial fishing season for Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) to begin February 1, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. local time in Mississippi territorial waters.   The annual Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for commercial landings of …

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MDMR announces Floyd as Director of Office of Marine Fisheries

22-2-CWS | January 14, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) announces the appointment of Traci Floyd as Director of the Office of Marine Fisheries.   As Director of the Office of Marine Fisheries, Floyd will be responsible for regulating all commercial and recreational saltwater fisheries in the State of Mississippi …

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Commercial, recreational fishing seasons opening, closing

21-65-CWS | December 27, 2021 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that commercial fishing seasons for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) and Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili), as well as the recreational and commercial harvest of Lane Snapper (Lutjanus synagris), will open in Mississippi territorial waters on January 1, 2022, …

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